Roots of Rice | Courtesy Charleston Wine + Food

Updated Feb. 28 | Charleston Wine + Food Festival returns this week from Wed., March 2 through Sun., March 6. Though tickets are selling quickly, there’s still time to purchase tickets to some special events happening this week.

Check out the full Wine +Food schedule here.

THURSDAY

Breakfast of Champions
Thurs. March 3
$250
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 
The Dewberry

Explore the most important meal of the morning – champagne – with this beverage workshop, presented by G.H. Mumm and Perrier-Jouet champagne. 

Boost the Booze: Exploring Fortified Wines
Thurs. March 3
$135
4-5:15 p.m. 
The Dewberry

Fortified wines are full-bodied, strong and gaining popularity. Explore the many varieties of fortified wines from Sherry, Port, Madeira and more.

Craft for the Culture
Thurs. March 3
$95
4-5:15 p.m.
Holy City Brewing 

Craft beer is having a renaissance – explore the varieties of craft beer, its history and contributing factors to its current movement. 

Island Hopping 
Thurs. March 3
$135
4-5:15 p.m.
The Dewberry

Explore the taste of the islands with a tour of the many different flavors of rum from the Caribbean.

Pinot Envy
Thurs. March 3
$125
4-6:30 p.m.
The Lawn at Embassy Suites

Not all Pinot is made the same. Experience the flavors of the many faces of Pinot from Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio and more.

Surf + Turf
Thurs. March 3
$195
4-6:30 p.m.
Bowens Island Restaurant

Taste the land and waters of the Lowcountry with bites sourced from South Carolina.

FRIDAY

Low or No Proof
Fri. March 4
$95
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
The Dewberry 

Cocktails aren’t always about alcohol. Beverage experts guide you through no or low ABV concoctions for a good time without the next-day hangover. 

A Punch Paradise
Fri. March 4
$115
2-4:30 p.m.
Regatta Inn

Expand your Caribbean taste buds with island punch cocktails and dishes from chefs with Caribbean roots.

A Natty Pizza Party
Fri. March 4
$115
7-9:30 p.m. 
Bodega on Camden Alley

Fill up with pizza and booze before boogying down on the dance floor with a classic pizza (and wine) party. 

SATURDAY

Behind the Blend
Sat. March 5
$275
1-3 p.m.
High Wire Distilling

Experience what it takes to make spirits with master blender Scott Blackwell of High Wire Distilling and craft your own mix. 

Cocktail Queens
Sat. March 5
$135
4-6:30 p.m.
The Wonderer Charleston

Led by a posse of drag queens as hostesses, celebrate the contributions the LGBTQIA+ community brings to hospitality. 

The Roots of Rice
Sat. March 5
$225
7-9:30 p.m.
Trinity Hall

Explore the international staple of rice and its connected roots to cultures across the globe. 

Side Hustle
Sat. March 5
$115
7:30-10 p.m.
Brittlebank Park

Shine a light on the dishes that pair tastefully with smoked barbecue such as hash, mac and cheese and much more. 

Sunday

The Finale
Sun. March 6
$115
6-8:30 p.m.
Cigar Factory 

Close out the return of Charleston Wine + Food with a big send off of food, drinks, music and celebrating the culinary culture of Charleston. 

Visit CharlestonWineandFood.com for the full festival schedule.


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